There are too many people in the Yellow tent at Fun Fun Fun Fest. This is true at almost all times. It's awesome, because a festival has a comedy tent, but it does mean that if you want to see a comedian, or one of the ragtag collection of bands they put in there, you're going to have to turn up ear ... More >>
And it brings many, many dick jokes with it.
As the sands in the hourglass run out here at DC9 HQ, and making year-end lists feels more like penance than pleasurable mental exercise, we thought we'd take a break from quantifying albums and concerts, and instead qualify some of our favorite posts from the last year with an, "Oh man, that was a ... More >>
See also: The people of Untapped Festival Listen: Dallas, Texas has become unstuck in time. At least that's how it felt in the short break between the shot glass full of beer and the guy in front of me wearing a Vonnegut jersey that bore the number five. That's a Slaughterhouse Five reference, rig ... More >>
Without question, Sunday's offering at the 2011 35 Conferette was the Denton festival's strongest, featuring performances from the likes of Davila 666, Miami Horror, Colour Revolt, !!!, Portugal. The Man, Big Boi, A Place to Bury Strangers, Jessica Lea Mayfield, Gayngs, Kid Koala, Dan Deacon, The ... More >>
Stephen MaskerBig Freedia wants you to shake your ass. Big Freedia7 p.m., Main Stage TwoThere's no doubt an element of empowerment at play within Big Freedia's thumping, bass-heavy offerings of so-called "sissy bounce" hip-hop. Freedia, the self-proclaimed "Queen Diva" of bounce music, is a rarit ... More >>
Stephen MaskerMichael Cera playing his infinite playlist. (GET IT?!?!)Two days down. Two more to go. Last night saw bands like Dr. Dog, Japanther, Babar (the band, not this dude), and Mister Heavenly. And if you're not familiar: Mister Heavenly is the freshly formed super group just recentl ... More >>
If nothing else, Michael Cera is cooler than Danny Masterson, right?After announcing last week the addition of another 135 bands to its bill, you'd think the folks up at Denton's 35 Conferette might need a breather -- or, I dunno, maybe some time to focus on the actual logistics of the fest, sinc ... More >>
Ready for a happy weird year? Well, c'mon!My New Year's resolution? To be more positive. More optimistic. More don't-look-now-but-holy-hell-my-glass-is-half-full. Bear with me, this is gonna be tougher than going without a crumb of food for 10 days. Ready? Here goes. I'm open to the idea o ... More >>
Whether you're at the end of your rope of merely the end of your week, welcome to Whitt's End: *Ventured down to the Mavs' draft last night and it was ... sad. Not the selection of Rodrigue Beaubois - though underwhleming - but more the lack of buzz. I remember when a much worse Mavs' orga ... More >>
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